From The Tribune staff reports
UPDATE: The injured deputy has been treated and released from the hospital, and the Shelby County Major Crimes Task Force is continuing its independent investigation into the incident.
The investigation is being conducted by a multi-jurisdictional task force, which is made up of people who are employed by other municipalities within Shelby County. That investigation will be overseen by the Shelby County District Attorney’s Office.
COLUMBIANA — A Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy is being treated at a Birmingham hospital after being injured while responding to a domestic disturbance call that turned deadly for the suspect.
Deputies first responded to the scene on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, in the 1400 block of Mooney Road, at 5:36 p.m., according to a press release. During the initial investigation, the sheriff’s office said one of the deputies suffered “potentially life-threatening injuries.”
At that time, other deputies fired their weapons at the female suspect and she was killed, the sheriff’s office confirmed.